Hollywood Signs: A New Road Game
Driving back to the QC from Chicago last night, I invented a new game to keep me awake. It kept us amused for a good hour, on and off, and I heartily recommend it to anyone looking for reasons to stay awake while driving for long distances. It’s simple: whenever you pass an exit sign for some town, imagine that’s the title of a movie, and describe the plot. A few examples from...
Thing I Don't Like: Why Are There No People of... →
Damn straight. I’ve noticed this, too. It seems incredibly whiteysomething (that’s my new slang word for young white urban thirty/fortysomething) these days, and since the loss of Fey and Poehler, incredibly male. The highs of SNL have been higher in the last few years, with more memorable skits than I can recall happening in quite a while. They’ve even managed to string...
Word of the Day: Lant →
Pixar’s giving me eye boners again.
Georgia Lets Tweens Hunt Unsupervised →
Parentdish: “The state of Georgia doesn’t require hunters under the age of 16 to be licensed, but it does require unlicensed minors to hunt with an adult. However, kids between the ages of 12 and 15 can legally hunt without supervision if they complete a hunter education course. And hey, if you’re short on time, you can take the class online.” This is the kind of shit...
10 Things You Didn’t Know About General Motors →
Great trivia-loaded piece that includes all sorts of fascinating details about this collapsing juggernaut, from Nazi connections to the Lunar Rover to the birth of the UAW to a list of GM firsts to a quick breakdown of management and UAW failures over the years.
Thanksgiving Treat: White Castle Turkey Stuffing →
Ashlee Simpson name generator
1) Name an NYC borough 2) Name a Disney character I’ll start: Queens Mufasa While it’s not quite a borough, you could simply combine the two and call that child Dumbo. Dumbo Simpson. Yep, that sounds about right to me. Alternatively: Staten Island Tramp. If we allow neighborhoods: - Flatbush Quackerjack Simpson - Soho Dopey Simpson - Bensonhurst Maleficent Simpson - Upper East Side...
You Know You're Song Is Done When... →
La Fonda covers it. Wow. All she wanna do is blast off in the game. (via Stereogum, in a post about a new HORRENDOUS Third Eye Blind song)
Benjy Ferree - Fear Benjy’s a...
The Plan →
by Jack Handey
Joe The Plumber's Website (Seriously) →
The Freedom Membership will only run you $14.95. If you pre-order his book on American values, you’ll get an autographed copy, a 1 year subscription to “Joe The Blogger” Newsletter, a chat with Joe on “Joe the Forum” and a kick in your fucking face from “Jesus The Christ.” (h/t Urlesque)
One Step Closer to 59: Runoffs Are All About... →
Why we shouldn’t give up on Jim Martin in Georgia: it’s all about getting out the vote. With some proper counting in Alaska, some luck in Minnesota, and some work in Georgia, we’ll be at 60 in no time. Think about this shameful ad Chambliss ran against Max Cleland in 2002 and donate $20 now. Here’s what someone said about that ad: “I’d never seen anything like...
Illinois College's Faculty Rethink How They Teach →
The school where Dr. Wifey teaches gets a shout out from USA Today.
“is a realtime feed of people swearing on Twitter.” Fucking awesome!
A Social Networking Status Generator